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posted: Jul. 4, 2012 @ 3:23p
The Samsung Intercept has got to be the worst phone I have EVER owned. Slow, small amount of internal memory causing constant "low on space" issues, constant lock-ups whose only recourse was a reboot (which took forever to reboot), losing 3G signal (I grew tired of having to go into "airplane" mode to reconnect). There are many other issues. Look up some reviews on the net. Even Virgin Mobile gave up on this phone.
The only saving grace would be its physical keyboard. Not enough to save this boat anchor of a phone.
Currently am using a LG Optimus V. Although it too has a small amount of internal memory, it is a basic "smartphone" owners dream (read: economic....I am grandfathered into VM's $25 plan).
My opinion....skip this at any price.
posted: Jul. 4, 2012 @ 3:25p
I have the VM Samsung Intercept. It's junk. It freezes at least once a day and usually more. I'm considering changing to the Optimus V.
posted: Jul. 4, 2012 @ 3:37p
With it coming with a free month of service, it might be worth it to buy it and the Optimus V. My wife had the VM Intercept, and it was not a great phone, but it worked, more or less. Considering the real price is only about $15, it might be worth it to buy the Optimus V, activate the intercept with the free month, then swap the service to the Optimus, leaving the Intercept in a drawer as a backup.
It also wouldn't be bad to have around for kids to take on out of town field trips and stuff. My oldest goes on three or four trips a year, and I have an old VM Blackberry we send with him, we activate it for a month, don't have to worry about him running out of minutes or texts, and he gets unlimited internet, and never has to worry about breaking or losing his normal phone while away.
ETA: Rereading and realizing that this deal is $85, forget anything I posted. For only $10 less than the Optimus the Intercept is complete and total junk, garbage, crap. The Optimus V works well, the Intercept doesn't.
posted: Jul. 4, 2012 @ 3:38p
OP, can you update the title to say that you get a phone and a month of service for $85? Your title is misleading since you can't pay just $50 for the phone and walk away.
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posted: Jul. 4, 2012 @ 4:01p
exactly. totally incorrect title.
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posted: Jul. 4, 2012 @ 4:04p
what they said, title is bs
posted: Jul. 4, 2012 @ 5:21p
KidTetris said: OP, can you update the title to say that you get a phone and a month of service for $85? Your title is misleading since you can't pay just $50 for the phone and walk away.
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